Chennaiite uses it for domestic purposes, watering hundreds of flora

Keeping in mind the extent of the water crisis that the city faced this summer, a Mambalam resident has installed a recycling plant at home. Meet cost accountant M Gopalakrishnan of KV Colony, whose novel initiative has proved to be highly successful. Continue Reading

CMWSSB’s Dial for Water 2.0 scheme takes off without hitch

The scheme of Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB), implementing ‘Dial for Water 2.0’ from Monday, where water will be delivered through tankers within two days of booking, is starting to materialise in Chennai. Continue Reading

Sekar Raghavan talks about rainwater harvesting in Chennai (video)

Dr Sekar Raghavan, known as the Rain Man of Chennai, is the go-to person for tips on how best to go about rainwater harvesting. Check out this video and hear it from Dr Sekar Raghavan.  Continue Reading

Pondy CM asks Bedi to abstain from commenting on TN

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy continued to flay  Lt Governor Kiran Bedi for her comments on the water crisis in Tamilnadu. He asked Bedi to know her limits and abstain from making comments on Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Modi highlights need for water conservation in his ‘Mann ki Baat’

“Mann ki Baat is like a mirror to the people of the country that shows not just our unity but our other strengths as well. It tells us that every citizen of the country is committed towards the progress of our country,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi today during his monthly radio programme ‘Mann ki Baat.’ Continue Reading

Madipakkam residents lock up roadside Metro tanks fearing water theft at night

Madipakkam residents are supplied Metro water through huge plastic tanks set up on the roads. They allege that people ‘steal’ the water at night. Solution? They have locked the taps to prevent the theft. Continue Reading

Plight of tanks in Velacheri reflects depleting ground water levels

If one has to see how hard the summer is, just take a look at the Dhandeeswarar temple tank. With the onset of summer, the water in the tank has receded. Continue Reading